civil list

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civil list

(in Britain) the annuities voted by Parliament for the support of the royal household and the royal family

Civil List

 

in monarchical governments the sum allotted in the state budget for the monarch’s personal expenses and the maintenance of the royal household. In constitutional monarchies the civil list is usually established by parliament for the duration of a monarch’s reign. In some countries, such as the Netherlands, the list is regulated by the constitution.